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  • DA clears police in fatal shooting of gunman outside prison

    A prosecutor in central Pennsylvania said Wednesday a state trooper was justified in fatally shooting a man who fired several shots and held police at bay outside a county jail earlier this month. Adams County District Attorney Shawn Wagner announced...
  • Peru may resume shooting down suspected coke-smuggling planes

    Peru may resume shooting down suspected coke-smuggling planes
    An upsurge in illicit air shipments of cocaine to Bolivia has prompted neighboring Peru to consider resuming a policy of shooting down small aircraft suspected of ferrying the drug, authorities say. That policy resulted in the mistaken 2001 shoot-down...
  • Emanuel won't say if he backs top cop's views on fatal shooting by officer

    Emanuel won't say if he backs top cop's views on fatal shooting by officer
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday declined to say whether he agreed with Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy's assertion that an off-duty detective should not have faced criminal charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of a woman. The mayor also did not...
  • Alan Jennings: Baltimore riots reveal lack of progress in America

    Most people who know me know that I am a diehard fan of the Baltimore Orioles. I am from Hagerstown, Md. My family could only afford vacations returning home to visit aunts, uncles, grandparents. I learned racism there. It was weird: One of my baseball...
  • One dead in five shootings in Baltimore Tuesday

    One dead in five shootings in Baltimore Tuesday
    Baltimore police were investigating five shootings – including one that left a man dead – on Tuesday. Police said a 42-year-old man was found shot multiple times in the 5100 block of Park Heights Ave. in Central Park Heights at 8:11 p.m....
  • Coroner rules Zion police shooting was homicide, but was it justified?

    Coroner rules Zion police shooting was homicide, but was it justified?
    The Lake County coroner has classified the death of a 17-year-old teen shot by Zion police as a homicide, a determination that is separate from whether the shooting was justified, officials said Tuesday. Justus Howell of Waukegan was shot twice in the...
  • Family of man shot by police after pursuit files claim against city of Los Angeles, police officers

    Family of man shot by police after pursuit files claim against city of Los Angeles, police officers
    The family of a North Hollywood man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer after a pursuit that ended in Burbank has filed a $10-million wrongful-death claim against the city of Los Angeles and the police officers involved. Sergio Navas, 35, was...
  • Deputy: Struggle with shooting victim made him scared for his life

    Deputy: Struggle with shooting victim made him scared for his life
    It all happened in an instant. Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies Ramesh Nandlal and Victor Blackman were trying to detain Richard Montero after he fought violently. He shoved Nandlal, the deputy recalled, got into a fist fight and then lurched forward...
  • Police: 'Generational cycle of gangs' caused uptick in Aurora violence

    Police: 'Generational cycle of gangs' caused uptick in Aurora violence
    Several hundred people filled the West Aurora High School auditorium in search of information about violence, gangs and crime in Aurora, the largest crowd yet in the police department's series of community meetings to discuss a rise in shootings this...
  • Game Commission investigates killing of bald eagle near Lehighton

    Game Commission investigates killing of bald eagle near Lehighton
    The Pennsylvania Game Commission on Monday asked the public's help in finding who shot and killed a bald eagle last week near Lehighton. The white-headed raptor was shot Wednesday evening near Germans and Stone Mountain roads in East Penn Township,...
  • Indiana fugitive dies in gunfight with Tennessee deputies

    Police say a man wanted by Indiana police has died in Tennessee after exchanging gunfire with deputies. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation told media it appears Shane David Townsley died from a gunshot wound, but it wasn't clear whether it was from...